Table of Contents
- FerryMon Connects Students to Water Quality
Three of North Carolina coastal ferry routes provide scientific data. Ann Green highlights the project and its link to a coastal classroom.
- Coastal Ocean Observing: Real-Time Data Available to Students
Regional networks provide storm-surge modeling, as well as oceanographic data that can be used by resource managers, fishers and students.
COASTAL TRADITIONS: Davenport Brothers Honored
North Carolina Heritage Award winners and Tyrrell County residents, Walter and Ray Davenport’s lives are deeply rooted in local waters.
North Carolina’s waters face threats from rising coastal populations,aquifer mining, periodic drought and contaminated stormwater runoff. Heather Ward shares efforts that look to past practices for modern Low-Impact Development techniques.
Hybrid striped bass farmers in eastern North Carolina are under increasing public and regulatory pressure to curb effluent from their ponds. Kathleen Angione explores current research on pond discharge and water conservation methods.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
On the Road: Miniature History Lessons
Visitors heading to the coast may drive by dozens of silver historical markers without notice. Anne Wheatly shows why the signs are worth stopping for.